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Veteran PMK leader ‘Kaduvetti’ J Guru, who stood for Vanniyar pride, passes away in Tamil Nadu

Veteran PMK leader and two-time MLA ‘Kaduvetti’ J Guru passed away at a private hospital here on Friday evening after prolonged illness. He was 57. He is survived by wife and two children. 

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Kamal Haasan’s attempt to play messiah role for Tamil Nadu delta farmers raises eyebrows

Political analysts are sceptical about the actor suddenly taking the lead role in the Cauvery issue that has been churning for the past four decades.

16 May 2018

Bees keep devotees away from deity for 2 decades

The people of Seeppukkaranpatti, a hamlet in the district, have not lighted camphor for their family deity even once in the last two decades so as not to disturb the permanent guests, a swarm of bees.

12 May 2018

Can Ambedkar, Anitha symbolism garner Dalit support for Rajinikanth?

The audio release of Pa Ranjith’s much-awaited Rajinikanth starrer Kaala on Wednesday sent across the clear message that the superstar-turned-politician aims to swing.

11 May 2018

Sigh of relief in Neduvasal, but stir to continue

Locals and farmers in the region want hydrocarbon extraction project shelved.

11 May 2018

Can Ambedkar, Anitha symbolism garner Dalit support for Rajini?

Most of the nine songs listed in official jukebox have lyrics that urge the people to agitate or describe plight of the underprivileged or praise Kaala, hero of the movie, as a messiah of dispossessed

10 May 2018

Daylight robbery at Tamilnad Mercantile Bank: Gang escapes with Rs 6 Lakh

In a brazen crime, a five-member gang allegedly barged into a branch of the Tamilnad Mercantile Bank near Mannargudi Monday afternoon and decamped with `6 lakh in cash and jewellery worth `3 lakh.

08 May 2018

Delta feels let down by Centre on Cauvery in Tamil Nadu

All roads in the delta region wore a deserted look and almost all shops were shut as the grain bowl of Tamil Nadu observed a state bandh on Thursday over the Cauvery issue. But what does it mean to th

06 Apr 2018

Calls for new Archaeological Survey of India circle in Tiruchy getting louder

Most protected national monuments and archaeological sites are situated in the central districts of Tamil Nadu.

01 Apr 2018

Tamil Nadu: Cauvery is not just a river but a heritage, say delta farmers

With no Cauvery Management Board in place, people in the Delta districts were aghast at the way New Delhi has treated them.

30 Mar 2018

TTV Dhinakaran’s Kazhagam without Dravidam ignites debate in Tamil Nadu's political circles

Though TTV Dhinakaran’s supporters address him as ‘Dravida Thalaivan’, the name of his outfit Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam has raised many eyebrows as it does not feature ‘Dravidam’.

16 Mar 2018

Udhayanidhi as ‘Third Kalaingar’ riles DMK supporters

A banner praising actor Udhayanidhi, son of DMK working president M K Stalin and grandson of DMK president M Karunanidhi, as the ‘Third Kalaingar’ has created a flutter in social media.

14 Mar 2018

Tamil Nadu pregnant woman death: After a while, I thought the cop had allowed us to go, says Usha’s husband Raja

Giving a clear picture of what happened on Wednesday night, Usha’s husband Raja alleged that inspector Kamaraj kicked his bike three times which made him lose balance and fall down.

10 Mar 2018

Cauvery verdict: Agrarian crisis would worsen, fear ryots in Tamil Nadu

Farmers in Delta region worry that the SC verdict will lead to shrinking of cultivable land in the State which would force many away from agriculture

17 Feb 2018

Idhu Tiruchirappalli Vanoli Nilayam... 80 yrs & counting

Idhu Tiruchirappalli Vanoli Nilayam…the announcement wafting the airwaves ahead of a range of programmes, including news bulletins, is cherished by a large number of listeners in the Delta and adjoining districts. Established on May 16, 1939, AIR, Tiruchirapalli, was the second broadcasting fac

13 Feb 2018